A Brevard Woman Disappeared, but Never Left Home

The call to the sheriff's office came on Nov. 18, 2010, just before noon. The townhouse, deputies learned, had belonged to a woman named Kathryn Norris, and the 1987 silver Chevy Nova was registered to her, too. She had used a normal amount of electricity in July 2009 and much less in August and none after that. She had paid her mortgage in August and then stopped. Her head was on the floor and her feet were on the seat. The corpse, deputies wrote in their report, was wearing a dress.

2011 Pulitzer Prize: Investigative Reporting: Weak Insurers Put Millions of Floridians at Risk

Despite no hurricanes in five years, Florida insurers are demanding yet more money from homeowners. At the same time, the capital that insurers have on hand to pay claims has shrunk. One reporter spent a year trying to figure out why.

  1. Weak Insurers Put Floridians at Risk

  2. How Insurers Make Millions on the Side

  3. Regulators Take a Gamble on Discount Insurance

  4. Property Insurers Sending Billions Overseas

  5. Florida Insurers Rely on Dubious Storm Model

  6. How State Farm Cashed in on a Crisis

  7. No Hurricanes, but Bigger Insurance Bills